Ghumeshwar Fair


Ghushmeshwar Jyotirlinga  is abode of Lord Shankar . Ghushmeshwar is an incarnation of the Mahadev. Her abode is nestled in the picturesque Devgiri hills in Shiwar, District Sawai Madhopur, State of Rajasthan in India, 100 kms from Jaipur-the state capital. It lies 3 km from Isarda railway station by the side of kota-jaipur rail route. The sacred shrine of Ghushmeshwar Jyotirling Mandir  is belived to be thousands of years old. Millions of devotees throng the temple round the year. The congregation of devotees assumes a much colourful look during Shivratri and Month of shrawan .Shivratri held a year in the solar calendar months of Chaitra (around February-March).

Regarding the twelfth jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva many sayings are there. Many claims & declaims has been raised during past years for the location of this jyotirling. But it proves from the Shivpuran certifications that the original place is Shiwar (Rajasthan) and its only the twelfth jyotirlinga.

. According to The Shivpuran (kotirudra) chapters 32 to 33 Ghushmeshwar Jyotirling must be at Shivalaya. . In older times, this place was named Shivalaya, changed to shival, and then to Shiwar.